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Scarecrow Video
Scarecrow Video
collection
48
ITEMS
19,094
VIEWS
collection
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Scarecrow Video began life in 1988 with one simple vision: to unite people with film. At the heart of this vision was a deep passion for cinematic storytelling. It began with a few hundred tapes in the back of a record store, and for more than 28 years its devoted caretakers have gradually accumulated the largest independently owned video and physical media library in the country, currently boasting over 128,000 titles. You can find film and television from 129 countries, in 126 different...
Scarecrow Video
by KING-TV
movies
eye 5,390
favorite 2
comment 0
Title: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV22 Description: This home video release of a Seattle Children's Theatre production of Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs utilizes studio sets as well as outdoor locations to tell its updated tale in a humorous and family-friendly fashion; KING Broadcasting Company and FRED MEYER Present The Seattle Children's Theatre Production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Greg Palmer; copyright 1987 KING Broadcasting Co. This...
Topics: Seattle, Pacific Northwest, Seattle Children's Theatre, Snow White, Fairytales, Theater, King...
Seattle Municipal Archives
Seattle Municipal Archives
collection
897
ITEMS
17,836
VIEWS
collection
eye 17,836
The mission of the Archives is to support the goals of the City of Seattle and the citizens of the City by identifying, acquiring, arranging, describing, preserving, and making accessible - for the use of City agencies, scholars, students, and the general public - the records of enduring value created or received by City agencies and elected officials. The Motion Picture Collection Index contains descriptions of motion picture film, video, and digital video in the Seattle Municipal Archives....
Topics: Seattle, City Light, Department of Engineering
Wing Luke Museum
Wing Luke Museum
collection
168
ITEMS
8,805
VIEWS
collection
eye 8,805
The mission of the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience  is to connect everyone to the rich history, dynamic cultures and art of the Asian Pacific Americans through vivid storytelling and inspiring experiences. As a National Park Service Affiliated Area and the first Smithsonian affiliate in the Pacific Northwest, the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience offers an authentic perspective on a unique version of the American story. Nationally...
Topic: Wing Luke Museum
Museum of History & Industry
Museum of History & Industry
collection
315
ITEMS
8,522
VIEWS
collection
eye 8,522
By collecting and preserving artifacts and stories of the Puget Sound region’s diverse history, MOHAI highlights our tradition of innovation and imagination. Through compelling exhibits, scholarship, education, public programs, and community engagement, MOHAI bridges the past, present, and future. As the largest private heritage organization in the State of Washington; the museum engages communities through interactive exhibits, online resources, and award-winning public and youth education...
Topics: Museum of History & Industry, Museum of History and Industry, MOHAI, Seattle, Seattle history,...
Seattle Public Library
Seattle Public Library
collection
189
ITEMS
5,625
VIEWS
collection
eye 5,625
The Seattle Public Library brings people, information and ideas together to enrich lives and build community. For more information, visit https://spl.org .
Topic: Pacific Northwest History
Scarecrow Video
by Luke S. Goljan
movies
eye 919
favorite 3
comment 0
Title: Remo Williams 2: The Adventure Continues Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV8_1.mp4; preservation master SCV8.mkv Description: This amateur film presents a sequel to the 1985 film "Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins". This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we learn about our collective past, interpret our present, and dream about our future; and they have the power...
Topics: Amateur filmmaking, Amateur film, Independent Film, Independent filmmaker, Scarecrow Video
Scarecrow Video
by Startime
movies
eye 601
favorite 7
comment 0
Title: Startime: Turn of the Screw Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV5_1.mp4; preservation master SCV5.mkv Description: Startime was one of the first American television shows to be broadcast in color. In this episode, a governess (Ingrid Bergman), put in charge of two young children begins to see the ghost of her dead predecessor. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we learn...
Topics: John Frankenheimer, Ingrid Bergman, Horror, Thriller, Old Hollywood, Ghosts, Supernatural,...
Bainbridge Island Historical Museum
Bainbridge Island Historical Museum
collection
38
ITEMS
1,062
VIEWS
collection
eye 1,062
Bainbridge Island Historical Museum's mission is to collect, preserve, and foster knowledge of Bainbridge Island history. The Society began as an informal group in the 1930s, meeting in member homes. In 1949, its members joined the newly formed Kitsap County Historical Society as the Bainbridge Island branch. Elnora Parfitt was elected president and later became Museum Director. In 1971, the Bainbridge Island School District board voted to donate the former Island Center schoolhouse to the...
Topics: Bainbridge Island, Washington State, Pacific Northwest
Wing Luke Museum
by Wing Luke Museum
movies
eye 44
favorite 0
comment 0
Title: Kong Yick #30 - Interview with Donnie Chin Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.081 Description: Donnie Chin was a well known Seattle activist who founded the Asians for Unity Emergency Squad in 1968. The group was formed in response to a lack of services from police, fire, and other city departments in Chin’s neighborhood - the Chinatown International District. The name later became the  International District Emergency Center. Chin was found shot in his car on July 23,...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
Wing Luke Museum
by Dmae Roberts
movies
eye 942
favorite 1
comment 0
Title: Janie Bigo Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.041 Description: Janie Bigo , written by Dmae Roberts. Directed by Susan diRende. "Janie Bigo by Dmae Roberts is a marvelous mix of comedy, mystery and romance - with snappy music, no less. The plot centers on Janie Nguyen, an orphaned AmerAsian who ends up in the US. searching for her GI father. Janie's rock 'n roll Girl-Group, the "Bigos," perform un-love songs as an antidote to the "drippy" songs on the...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Wing Luke Museum
by David Henry Hwang
movies
eye 229
favorite 0
comment 0
Title: The Dance and The Railroad (Excerpts) Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.012 Description: The Dance and The Railroad was written by David Henry Hwang. Set against the backdrop of the Chinese American railroad workers’ strike of 1867, The Dance and the Railroad rejects the stereotype of submissive immigrant laborers, and depicts assertive men who demanded their rights despite great personal risk. The play compares the optimistic and idealistic Ma to the pragmatic and...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theate, Asian Pacific Islander,...
King County Archives
King County Archives
collection
14
ITEMS
1,275
VIEWS
collection
eye 1,275
The mission of the King County Archives is to serve the public and agencies of King County by collecting, preserving, holding in trust, and facilitating access to County records of enduring historical value that document its land, people, culture, and governance. Through their service, they strive to foster appreciation and understanding of King County’s origins and continuing history. The Archives are a repository of historical King County government records, which are open to public view....
Topics: King County, history
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 19
favorite 0
comment 0
The Seattle Public Library and KUOW 94.9 FM present the "1995 Living History Series" held at the Museum of History and Industry. In this performance Clay Jenkinson plays Meriwether Lewis. Item 8732, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Government-access television, GATV, Seattle, Seattle Public Library, Museum of History and...
MIPoPS
movies
eye 250
favorite 5
comment 0
Sofia Girls Nordic Heritage Museum Film Collection, approximately 1939-1972 PH1383 Original: 1 film reel, black and white, sound, 16mm Part of the University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections These films were collected and held by the Nordic Museum. Many of the films are promotional travel films, produced by organizations including Scandinavian Airline Systems, the Swedish Travel Information Bureau, and the Spanish National Tourist Office. The Nordic Museum is an internationally...
Topic: Film archives
Scarecrow Video
by Meg Partridge
movies
eye 352
favorite 4
comment 0
Title: Portrait of Imogen Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV23 Description: Documentary consists of voice-over by Imogen Cunningham as she reviews her still photographs of famous and ordinary people, as well as other compositions, and comments on her techniques and career; Copyright 1987 Meg Partridge. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we learn about our collective past,...
Topics: Seattle, Seattle Artists, PNW Artist, Photography, Imogen Cunningham, Women artists, Women...
Wing Luke Museum
by Wakako Yamauchi
movies
eye 244
favorite 0
comment 0
Title: 12-1-A Original Format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.001 Description: 12-1-A by Wakako Yamauchi. A play by Wakako Yamauchi that was first produced in 1982. Set in the concentration camp in Poston , Arizona—the same camp the author was incarcerated in—from May 1942 to July 1943, the play follows several Japanese American families at Poston as their characters grapple with the loyalty questionnaire , military service, and possible resettlement . The title of the play refers to the camp...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American, Asian Pacific Islander, Norhtwest Asian American Theater, Asian...
Wing Luke Museum
by Wakako Yamauchi
movies
eye 1,581
favorite 1
comment 0
Title: And the Soul Shall Dance Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.008 Description: And The Soul Shall Dance was written by Wakako Yamauchi (1924-2018), a Japanese American playwright, short-story writer, poet and painter. The story involves a young Japanese American girl and her parents as they struggle to live in a white America during The Great Depression. And The Soul Shall Dance grapples with many of the issues facing Japanese Americans in America such as assimilation,...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theate, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Scarecrow Video
by Playhouse 90
movies
eye 397
favorite 3
comment 0
Title: Playhouse 90: The Last Tycoon Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV2_1.mp4; preservation master SCV2.mkv Description: “The Last Tycoon” is the 24th episode in the first season of Playhouse 90. This episode, written by Don Mankiewicz and directed by John Frankenheimer, was based off the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel of the same title. In it, a movie producer is slowly working himself to death. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow...
Topics: John Frankenheimer, Don Mankiewicz, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Playhouse 90, Hollywood, Old Hollywood,...
Scarecrow Video
by Something Weird Video
movies
eye 208
favorite 1
comment 0
Title: Gay Camp Classics, Vol.1: What Really Happened to Baby Jane? Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV12_1.mp4; preservation master SCV12.mkv Description: Freida and Roz Berri star in this 1970's drag parody of the classic film, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? Also, starring Clod Hopper, Patti Pope, Loretta, Tony Silva, Mazie Meland and Cora Miles. Directed by Connie B. De Mille. This video was sourced from Gay Camp Classics Volume I, a compilation VHS produced by Seattle's Something Weird...
Topics: Camp, Drag, Amateur filmmaking, Amateur Film, Gay history, LGBTQ, Something Weird Video, Parody,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 5
favorite 0
comment 0
An installment of the Seattle Channel's news feature component "Seattle Spotlight" which presents short pieces on current issues. Produced and hosted by Kelly Guenther. This segment highlights ballfields in Seattle.
Topics: Athletic fields, Safeco Field
MIPoPS
by Storytellers Productions Limited
movies
eye 861
favorite 2
comment 0
Title: Two Tales of Wesakechak Item I.D.:  SPS_spshuchoosedahtalesofwesakechakayekis Original Format: VHS Description: Tales of Wesakechak: Why Bees Have Stingers, and Wesakechak and the First Indian People. A Huchoosedah Indian Education Video. These episodes of puppet theater tell two Native American folktales. The mission of Seattle Public School Archives is to provide a repository of primary resources about Seattle schooling, schools and student voices. Because the district is governed in...
Topics: Seattle Public Schools, Native American History, Wesakechak
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Municipal Archives
movies
eye 147
favorite 3
comment 0
Video of a truck in the desert. Item 8863, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from Seattle City Light.
Topics: Truck, Desert, Field, Outside, Farm
Seattle Mime Theatre
Seattle Mime Theatre
collection
16
ITEMS
1,137
VIEWS
collection
eye 1,137
In 1977, Richard Davidson, Elizabeth Roth, Bruce Wylie and Pat Tyler began the Seattle Mime Theatre. Both and Davidson had studied with Tony Montanaro and Jacque Lecoq, and Wylie had trained with Leonard Pitt. The company performed throughout the United States and abroad for both adults and children.
Topic: Seattle Mime Theatre
Seattle Public Library
by The Seattle Public Library
movies
eye 85
favorite 1
comment 0
Title: Interview with Jacob Lawrence - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_jlawrence_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 1 of an interview with Jacob Lawrence. This portion of the interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on July 27, 1987 at Lawrence’s home. Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000) was an artist well known for his vivid and colorful paintings depicting African-American life. Lawrence was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey and moved with his family to Harlem at the age of 13. In...
Topics: Seattle Public Library, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Northwest history, oral history, Seattle,...
Scarecrow Video
by Something Weird Video
movies
eye 204
favorite 4
comment 0
Title: Gay Camp Classics, Vol.2: Les Boys Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV13_2.mp4; preservation master SCV13.mkv Description: This circa 1970's video was sourced from Gay Camp Classics Volume I, a compilation VHS produced by Seattle's Something Weird Video. No other known copies exist. The compilation was released on VHS in 2000. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we learn...
Topics: Camp, Drag, Amateur filmmaking, Amateur Film, Gay history, LGBTQ, Something Weird Video, Parody,...
Bainbridge Island Historical Museum
movies
eye 37
favorite 0
comment 0
Title: 38 JD - A 8-84 - A Place... Original Original Format: 3/4" Umatic Item No.: 2017.73.35 Description:  Interviews with Isami "Sam" Nakao (to 5:08) and Kazuko "Kay" Sakai Nakao. This material is part of over 12 hours of raw footage filmed for the 30-minute documentary Visible Target, produced by John de Graaf for Seattle Public Television (KCTS) in 1984. The documentary tells the story of the exclusion and internment of Japanese Americans from Bainbridge Island...
Topics: Bainbridge Island, Japanese American, Japanese American History, Japanese American Relocation,...
Scarecrow Video
by Something Weird Video
movies
eye 117
favorite 1
comment 0
Title: Gay Camp Classics, Vol.1: Always on Sunday Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV12_2.mp4; preservation master SCV12.mkv Description: This circa 1970's video was sourced from Gay Camp Classics Volume I, a compilation VHS produced by Seattle's Something Weird Video. No other known copies exist. The compilation was released on VHS in 2000. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we...
Topics: Camp, Drag, Amateur filmmaking, Amateur Film, Gay history, LGBTQ, Something Weird Video, Parody,...
Wing Luke Museum
by Northwest Asian American Theater
movies
eye 145
favorite 0
comment 0
Title: NWAAT: "Home" Excerpt Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.076 Description: Home: Places Between Asia and America, written by Chay Yew. A collaboration with Dierdre de la Cruz, Susie Kozawa, Zai Kunning and Loke Soh Kim. This is a recording of the dress rehearsal. Chey Yew is a playwright and director born in Sinagapore, who moved to Chicago at age 16. He served as Artistic Director of the Northwest Asian American Theater. Founded on the campus of the University of...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 154
favorite 6
comment 0
Distinct phases of construction on Ross Dam with captions separating the segments. Item 21, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Ross Dam, Seattle City Light, construction, hydroelectricity
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 9
favorite 0
comment 0
Dick's Drive-In in Seattle has been a city favorite since 1954. In 2008, health regulations required Dick's to change cooking methods for their famous French fries. We investigate to find out the ramifications of this hot potato issue. Originally produced by Feliks Banel for the "CityStream" program for the Seattle Channel.
Topics: Fast food restaurants, French fries
Scarecrow Video
by Playhouse 90
movies
eye 409
favorite 5
comment 0
Title: Playhouse 90: Forbidden Area Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV2_2.mp4; preservation master SCV2.mkv Description: This episode of Playhouse 90 was the first of that TV anthology series. Airing October 4, 1956, it was Rod Serling's adaptation of Pat Frank's novel Forbidden Area about Soviet sabotage, and starred Charlton Heston and Vincent Price. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been...
Topics: John Frankenheimer, Rod Serling, Charlton Heston, Tab Hunter, Vincent Price, Soviet Union, Spy, Pat...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 3
favorite 0
comment 0
A television segment hosted by Jennifer Braden and Col. Paul Little, M.D. Topics covered include Mad Cow Disease, sun safety, soft landing systems for deploying medical cargo from airplanes, Ephedra, breast feeding, the 50th anniversary of the Korean War, depleted-uranium shells, using the internet for medical research, moulage (or emergency medical training), the health risks of different insects to army personnel, and a veteran (SPC Dean Johnson) who saved others in a car accident.
Topics: Army personnel, Health
Wing Luke Museum
by Northwest Asian American Theater
movies
eye 27
favorite 0
comment 0
Title: NWAAT Work Sample C:  International Artists Program 1998 Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.089 Description: Work Sample C: International Artists Program 1998. Descriptive video of program with excerpted footage from "HOME: Places Between Asia and America" and interviews with IAP Phase I artists and former NWAAT Artistic Director, Judith Nihei. Founded on the campus of the University of Washington by a group of Asian Pacific Islander students in 1974, Northwest Asian...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 74
favorite 1
comment 0
TV segment about celebration of salmon returning to the Seattle area. Includes footage of local elected officials and community members including Vi Hillbert, Bill Frank, Jr., Mike Lowry and others. There is also footage of a Native American Pow-wow at the event near the Seattle Aquarium. Item 8631, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Salmon, Indigenous Tribes of Seattle and Washington, Northwest Tribes, Fish, Local...
Scarecrow Video
by Thomas Lee Wright
movies
eye 410
favorite 2
comment 0
Title: Eight-Tray Gangster: The Making of a Crip Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV18 Description: Documentary portrait of one family's experience growing up with/as Crips gang members in LA. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we learn about our collective past, interpret our present, and dream about our future; and they have the power to transcend boundaries real and imagined....
Topics: LA, Gangs, Bloods, Crips, California, Los Angeles, Independent film, Thomas Lee Wright, Gangster,...
Wing Luke Museum
by Philip Kan Gotanda
movies
eye 138
favorite 1
comment 0
Title: Song for a Nisei Fisherman: A Japanese American Fish Story Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.053 Description: Song for a Nisei Fisherman: A Japanese American Fish Story, by Philip Kan Gotanda. "Song for a Nisei Fisherman is a so-called dream play, which begins in the present with an elderly Japanese-American man describing his trout-fishing technique as he mimes it. The play then switches back and forth in time, using the catching, preparing, cooking and eating of the fish...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Scarecrow Video
movies
eye 131
favorite 2
comment 0
Title: Playhouse 90: For Whom the Bell Tolls (Part 2 of 2) Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV4_1.mp4; preservation master SCV4.mkv Description: This two part episode of Playhouse 90 retells Ernest Hemingway’s classic novel of the Spanish Civil War. An American allied with the Republicans finds romance during a desperate mission to blow up a strategically important bridge. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of...
Topics: John Frankenheimer, Ernest Hemingway, Spanish Civil War, Old Hollywood, War, Vintage television,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Seattle, Engineering Department
movies
eye 164
favorite 3
comment 0
Details about the construction of Seattle's seawall in the mid-1930s on what is now Alaskan Way. Item 430, Record Series 2613-09, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Olde Curiosity Shop, Polynesia, Ivars, seawall, construction, Seattle, engineering, Alaskan Way
Wing Luke Museum
by Wing Luke Museum
movies
eye 39
favorite 0
comment 0
Title: Kong Yick #31 - Interview with Donnie Chin Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.082 Description: Donnie Chin was a well known Seattle activist who founded the Asians for Unity Emergency Squad in 1968. The group was formed in response to a lack of services from police, fire, and other city departments in Chin’s neighborhood - the Chinatown International District. The name later became the  International District Emergency Center. Chin was found shot in his car on July 23,...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
Museum of History & Industry
by Museum of History & Industry
movies
eye 39
favorite 0
comment 0
Title: Interview with Giovanni Costigan - #7 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: 1985.135.6_7 Description: This is Part 8 of 19 of an interview with Giovanni Costigan. This interview was conducted by Don Schmechel in 1985. Giovanni Costigan (1905–1990) was a noted historian and popular lecturer, and a specialist in Irish and English history. Costigan attended the University of Oxford, and University of Wisconsin in Madison, where he earned his PhD. Costigan taught at the University of...
Topics: MOHAI, Museum of History and Industry, Museum of History & Industry, Pacific Northwest, Pacific...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 2
favorite 0
comment 0
Coverage of the 2002 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration sponsored by the City of Seattle.
Topics: African Americans, Seattle city government
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 2
favorite 0
comment 0
Three public service annoucements. The first two are for Disaster SAT, a forum on disaster preparedness, and a third for Nickeloden's The Big Help.
Topics: Public Service Announcements, Disaster preparedness
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
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favorite 0
comment 0
Footage of The Salmon Exchange Program, part of the Salmon Information Television network. Discusses Salmon facts, history, and ecology, biology, conservancy and more. Item 8950 Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Salmon, Salmon migration, Fisheries,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
movies
eye 133
favorite 3
comment 0
Episode of 48 Hours, CBS about Seattle's cold case detectives. This episode features the 1993 murder of Seattle musician Mia Zapata. Item 8753, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, 48 Hours, Cold Case, Murder, Detectives, Crime, Murder investigation, Mia Zapata, Kristen...
Wing Luke Museum
by Bob Santos
movies
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favorite 0
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Title: Uncle Bob’s Neighborhood Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.055 Description: Uncle Bob’s Neighborhood is a one man show by Bob Santos. Bob Santos was the unofficial Mayor of Seattle’s Chinatown International District. For a full biography of Santos, who died in 2016, please visit: http://www.historylink.org/File/8989 Founded on the campus of the University of Washington by a group of Asian Pacific Islander students in 1974, Northwest Asian American Theater (NWAAT) began as...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Sally Sykes Group
Sally Sykes Group
collection
14
ITEMS
710
VIEWS
collection
eye 710
The Sykes Group was an innovative dance theater company under the direction of Sally Sykes. Their work premiered in Seattle in the 1980s and 1990s. Sally Sykes began her training in ballet, but found her love of movement and creative niche in contemporary and dance theater. Sykes' performing and choreographic life started in the UK in 1974 and continued across countries and oceans to finally settle in the Northwest. All pieces featured in this collection were choreographed by Sally Sykes-Wyle.
Topics: Sally Sykes Group, Sally Sykes, dance, performance
Scarecrow Video
by Inside the Soviet Union
movies
eye 135
favorite 2
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Title: World War II: Soviet War Stories - Part 3: Heroic Exploit Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV1_3.mp4; preservation master SCV1.mkv Description: Part of the video series Inside the Soviet Union, this short film describes involvement and action during World War II from internal perspectives, as the film was produced by Soviet filmmakers under control and supervision of their government. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video....
Topics: World War II, WW2, Soviet Union, War, USSR, Soviet filmmaking, Soviet film, Scarecrow Video
Scarecrow Video
by Something Weird Video
movies
eye 211
favorite 1
comment 0
Title: Gay Camp Classics, Vol.1: Spy on the Fly Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV12_3.mp4; preservation master SCV12.mkv Description: This circa 1970's video was sourced from Gay Camp Classics Volume I, a compilation VHS produced by Seattle's Something Weird Video. No other known copies exist. The compilation was released on VHS in 2000. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we...
Topics: Camp, Drag, Amateur filmmaking, Amateur Film, Gay history, LGBTQ, Something Weird Video, Parody,...
Wing Luke Museum
by Wing Luke Museum
movies
eye 12
favorite 0
comment 0
Title: Interviews with Jimmy Mar and Roy Chew Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.053 Description: Kong Yick #2: Jimmy Mar; Roy Chew & B-Roll. Oral history interviews with Jimmy Mar and Roy Chew. Includes B-roll footage. Notes on box read: Donor: Staff Production / Master. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
Wing Luke Museum
by Amy Hill
movies
eye 98
favorite 0
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Title: Tokyo Bound Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.054 Description: Tokyo Bound, by Amy Hill. Tokyo Bound is a touching autobiographical one-woman multi-media show that chronicles and examines the experiences of a young Japanese-Finnish American who journeys to her mother's homeland: Japan. Through a series of character studies and humorous vignettes, she reveals the complexities of Japanese women. During this one-hour production, the audience is introduced to, among others, an...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Museum of History & Industry
by Museum of History & Industry
movies
eye 24
favorite 0
comment 0
Title: Interview with Edward C. Wells - #12 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: 1985.135.29_12 Description: This is Part 12 of 12 of an interview with Edward C. Wells. This interview was conducted by Donald A. Schmechel and George C. Martin in March 1985. This part of the interview was conducted by George C. Martin on March 18, 1985. Edward C. Wells (1910-1986) was an engineer and senior vice president of the Boeing Company, and served on the company’s board of directors.  He played a major...
Topics: MOHAI, Museum of History and Industry, Museum of History & Industry, Pacific Northwest, Pacific...
Wing Luke Museum
by Wing Luke Museum
movies
eye 165
favorite 0
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Excerpts from an interview with retired Franklin High School basketball coach Frank Fujii. Original format: VHS Frank Shobo Fujii, a Nisei, was born on January 14, 1930 in Seattle’s Central District. He was the youngest of nine siblings. He attended Maryknoll School and Garfield High School, before enrolling at the University of Washington, where he earned a master of fine arts. During World War II, he was incarcerated at Tule Lake Camp. He met his wife Michiko Inouye at the University of...
Topics: Frank Fuji, Oral history, Interview, Franklin High School, Basketball, Sports, Seattle sports,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 40
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TV program about Seattle’s Chinatown-International District. Includes interviews with local business people and community members, including restaurant owner and building owner Wai Eng, community activist and planner Sue Taoka, district resident Leo Aliwanag, architect Robert Kovalenko, community developer David Moseley, dentist Henry Chin, garden coordinator Irene Woo, import business manager Kay Yamaguchi, annual pig roast attendees, Uwajimaya owner Tomio Moriguchi, preservation and...
Topics: International District, Seattle, Seattle neighborhoods, Community Development,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Footage of the 2001 Seattle City Club Anniversary Gala Celebration held at The Westin Hotel. Hosted by Jean Enerson from King5 TV. Speakers include: Bob Strauss (Seattle City Club President), Colleen Willoughby (Co-founder, Seattle City Club) Herb Bridge, Warren Buffet (Chairman, Berkshire Hathaway).
Topics: Jean Enerson, Warren Buffet, Bob Strauss, Colleen Willoughby, Herb Bridge
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
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Unedited footage of salmon underwater, using a fish ladder and other scenic shots of salmon in a river.  Item 7589, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from Seattle City Light.
Topics: Salmon, Fish, Chittenden Locks, Salmon
Scarecrow Video
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Title: Playhouse 90: For Whom the Bell Tolls (Part 1 of 2) Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV3_1.mp4; preservation master SCV3.mkv Description: This two part episode of Playhouse 90 retells Ernest Hemingway’s classic novel of the Spanish Civil War. An American allied with the Republicans finds romance during a desperate mission to blow up a strategically important bridge. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of...
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Topics: John Frankenheimer, Ernest Hemingway, Spanish Civil War, Old Hollywood, War, Vintage television,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Silent footage of black and white photographs of the 3rd Avenue repaving project. Includes shots of photos from a 1928 album. Tape 2 of 2. Item 8782 Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Infrastructure, Repaving, Historic...
Archives of the Archdiocese of Seattle
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The Archives of the Archdiocese of Seattle serve the information needs of the Church and civil community by preserving and providing appropriate access to records documenting the history of the Catholic Church in Western Washington. Archival materials are preserved to memorialize the corporate and ministerial activities -- enabling continuity in decision making, supporting programs, and facilitating historical research. They also oversee the management of current diocesan records and assist...
Topics: MIPoPS, Archdiocese of Seattle, Seattle
MIPoPS
by Mark Mascarin
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Title: Quileute Nation: Paddle to Seattle Item I.D.: SPS_paddletoseattlehuchoosedeah Original Format: VHS Description: A documentary of the 170 mile canoe journey from La Push to Seattle, conducted over 6 days. This documentary was a product of the Quileute Tribal School Title V Enrichment Project. For more information about the Paddle to Seattle, please visit HistoryLink . The mission of Seattle Public School Archives is to provide a repository of primary resources about Seattle schooling,...
Topics: Seattle, Quieleute, Native American History, Pacific Northwest History
Scarecrow Video
by Something Weird Video
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Title: Gay Camp Classics, Vol.2: All About Alice Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV13_1.mp4; preservation master SCV13.mkv Description: This circa 1970's video was sourced from Gay Camp Classics Volume 2, a compilation VHS produced by Seattle's Something Weird Video. No other known copies exist. The compilation was released on VHS in 2000. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For thousands of years, stories have been the way we...
Topics: Camp, Drag, Amateur filmmaking, Amateur Film, Gay history, LGBTQ, Something Weird Video, Parody,...
MIPoPS
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Title: Interview with Bailey Gatzert Elementary School Principal Pat Sander Item I.D.: SPS_Gatzert_Pat_Sanders Original Format: VHS Description: Interview with Pat Sander about the philosophy behind the programs and services at Bailey Gatzert Elementary School. The mission of Seattle Public School Archives is to provide a repository of primary resources about Seattle schooling, schools and student voices. Because the district is governed in part by local politics, the record of their...
Topics: Seattle Public Schools, Public Education
Seattle Public Library
by The Seattle Public Library
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Title: Interview with Fred Haley - #2 Original format: Umatic Item Id.: spl_ds_fhaley_01_02 Description: This is part 2 of 3 of an interview with Fred Haley. This interview was conducted by Willmott Ragsdale on May 2, 1986 at Haley’s Tacoma office. Fred T. Haley (1912-2005) was the president of Brown & Haley, the confectionary company  founded by his father in 1912 that became well known for manufacturing Almond Roca. Haley was heavily involved in civil rights and education issues in...
Topics: Seattle Public Library, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Northwest history, oral history, Seattle,...
Museum of History & Industry
by Museum of History & Industry
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Title: Interview with Jim Ellis - #5 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: 1985.135.9_5 Description: This is Part 5 of 15 of an interview with Jim Ellis. This interview was conducted by John F. Henry in March and July of 1985. This part was recorded on March 13, 1985. James Reed “Jim” Ellis (1921-2019) is widely regarded as the most visionary civic activist in King County history. Born in California, Ellis family moved to Seattle with his family in 1923. He attended John Muir Elementary School...
Topics: MOHAI, Museum of History and Industry, Museum of History & Industry, Pacific Northwest, Pacific...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Seattle, Engineering Department
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Unedited footage created by the City of Seattle Engineering Department featuring shots driving along the Alaskan Way Viaduct and the reconstruction of the Ballard Bridge.   The Ballard Bridge was originally built in 1917, spanning 2,854 feet across the Ship Canal, to connect Ballard with the Interbay, Magnolia and Queen Anne neighborhoods. In 1937 the Seattle City Council passed an ordinance authorizing work to begin on reconstructing the bascule bridge. Completed in 1939, the reconstruction...
Topics: Seattle, Engineering Department, Ballard, bridges, construction, paving, streetcars, Aurora,...
Scarecrow Video
by White Rain Films
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Title: Spokes Seattle Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV21 Description: Travelogue describes eight different bike trails of varied difficulty, all departing from Seattle and encompassing Woodinville, Vashon Island, and Mercer Island as well as multiple Seattle neighborhoods. Copyright 1998 White Rain Films. Notes on tape read: #47318; Spokes Seattle: Trail #1-0:02:10, Trail #2-0:07:17, Trail #3-0:12:25, Trail #4-0:17:18, Trail #5-0:22:10, Trail #6-0:28:20, Trail #7-0:32:45, Trail #8-0:37:25...
Topics: Seattle, Pacific Northwest, PNW, Bicycling, Cycling, Bicycle Trails, Bike riding, Woodinville,...
Scarecrow Video
by Danger
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Title: Danger: Knife in the Dark Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV7_2.mp4; preservation master SCV7.mkv Description: In this claustrophobic episode of the series Danger, written by Rod Serling and directed by John Frankenheimer, Paul Newman stars as a tormented convict who must take a stand against the violent inmate who murdered his best friend. This episode aired December 7, 1954. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For...
Topics: John Frankenheimer, Rod Serling, Paul Newman, Old hollywood, Prison, Murder, Drama, Vintage...
King County Archives
by King County Arts Commission Earthworks Symposium
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An excerpt from interview with artist Lawrence Hanson at the Snoqualmie Pit site for the Earthworks Symposium. See http://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/records-licensing/archives/exhibits/earthworks.aspx#Hanson
Topics: King County Archives, public art, Earthworks, Lawrence Hanson, King County Arts Commission
Wing Luke Museum
by Wing Luke Museum
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Title: Kong Yick Still Photos #5 Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.148 Description: Still photos from the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists in the Pan Asian community. These interviews will provide rich...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
Scarecrow Video
by Inside the Soviet Union
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Title: World War II: Soviet War Stories - Part 2: Classmates Original format: VHS Item Id.: SCV1_2.mp4; preservation master SCV1.mkv Description: Part of the video series Inside the Soviet Union, this short film describes involvement and action during World War II from internal perspectives, as the film was produced by Soviet filmmakers under control and supervision of their government. This video is part of the Scarecrow Video Collection. Storytelling is at the heart of Scarecrow Video. For...
Topics: World War II, WW2, Soviet Union, War, USSR, Soviet filmmaking, Soviet film, Scarecrow Video
Bainbridge Island Historical Museum
by John de Graaf
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Title: JD - DeGraaf Place orig. Japanese Picnic 1 Original Format: 3/4" Umatic Item No.: 2017.73.37 Description:  Bainbridge Island Japanese Community picnic marking the centennial of the presence of the Japanese American community on Bainbridge Island (1883-1983). This material is part of over 12 hours of raw footage filmed for the 30-minute documentary Visible Target, produced by John de Graaf for Seattle Public Television (KCTS) in 1984. The documentary tells the story of the exclusion...
Topics: Visible Target, Bainbridge Island, Japanese American, Japanese American History, Japanese American...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Fire Department
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In this fire safety cartoon from 1985, a talking fire hydrant named Big Red helps Zookeeper Debbie protect her animals from the dangers of fire hazards. Produced and animated by members of the Seattle Fire Department. Item 859, Record Series 2801-11, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle Fire Department, Public Service Announcement, cartoon, animation, fire safety
Seattle Municipal Archives
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Coverage of the 2002 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration sponsored by the City of Seattle.
Topics: Volunteers, Playgrounds
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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Unedited footage of a community forum discussing reparations for Seattle's Black community.
Topics: Reparations, African Americans
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
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TV segment about homeless children in Seattle.
Topics: Homeless, Youths, Children